a Profle o 36 Countries and Areasin Asia and the Pacifc
D i s a b i l i t y at a G l an c e 2 0 1 0 : aP r o f i l e o f 3 6 C o u n t r i e s an d A r e a s i n A s i a an d t h e P a c i f i c
ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations and serves as the main economicand social development centre for the United Nations in Asia and the Pacific. Its mandate is tofoster cooperation between its 53 members and 9 associate members. ESCAP provides thestrategic link between global and country-level programmes and issues. It supportsGovernments of countries in the region in consolidating regional positions and advocatesregional approaches to meeting the region’s unique socio-economic challenges in a globalizingworld. The ESCAP secretariat is located in Bangkok, Thailand. Please visit our website at<www.unescap.org>for further information.
The shaded areas of the map represents the members and associate members of ESCAP
This publication was made possiblethrough the generous support of the Government of Japan.
Disability at a Glance 2010:
a Profile of 36 Countries and Areasin Asia and the Pacific